2022 Commonwealth Games Day 4 live updates: judoka Shushila Devi enters final, assured of medal
CWG 2022: Indian Shushila Devi will play in the semi-finals.©Twitter
2022 Commonwealth Games Day 4 Live Updates: The Indian bowls team made history on Monday by beating New Zealand in the women’s bowls semi-final to secure at least a silver medal. Additionally, Shushila Devi Likmabam beat Mauritian Priscilla Morand in the women’s 48kg semi-final to also be assured of at least a silver medal. Boxer Amit Panghal entered the quarter-finals in the flyweight category. In weightlifting, Ajay Singh finished fourth in the men’s 81kg. After winning two gold medals on Sunday, India will be hoping to increase their loot on day four of the CWG 2022. India has so far won six medals (three gold, two silver and one of bronze). On Sunday, two lifters shone for India. Jeremy Lalrinnunga won a yellow metal for India in the 67kg category before Achinta Sheuli played in the 73kg category. The duo’s success followed after Olympic silver medalist Mirabai Chanu won a gold medal in the 49kg category, which was India’s first podium finish at the current Games.
Monday will see several top Indian sportsmen in action. In badminton, India will face Singapore in the mixed team semi-final. In table tennis, the Indian men’s team will play the semi-final against Nigeria. In squash, Joshana Chinappa and Saurav Ghoshal will play their respective quarter-finals. In boxing, Hussam Uddin Mohammed (57 kg) and Ashish Kumar (80 kg) will be in action. After beating Ghana 11-0, the men’s hockey team will be in action again against England in a Pool B game.
Here are the live updates from Day 4 of the Commonwealth Games, direct from Birmingham
6:15 p.m. (IST)
Boxing: Hussam Uddin Mohammed in eight finals
Hussam Uddin Mohammed beats Bangladesh Md Salim Hossain 5-0 to advance to featherweight quarter-finals
Boxing: Hussam Uddin in the lead
Hussam Uddin won the first two rounds against his Bangladeshi opponent.
India’s squash player Sunayna Sana Kuruvilla beat Chanithma Sinaly of Sri Lanka in the women’s singles quarter-final at home plate
Boxing: Hussam Uddin Mohammed’s fight begins!
Indian boxer Hussam Uddin Mohammed started his fight against Bangladesh Md Salim Hossain in featherweight (54kg- 57kg)
5:58 p.m. (IST)
Indian Vijay Kumar Yadav wins repechage against Scot
Dylan Munro. For the bronze medal, he will face the Cypriot Petros Christodoulides
5:45 p.m. (IST)
Juso: Shushila wins!
The Indian judoka did it! She beat Mauritian Priscilla Morand in the women’s 48 kg semi-final to be assured of at least a silver medal.
5:40 p.m. (IST)
Juso: Shushila’s fight begins
The semi-final has started
5:30 p.m. (IST)
Juso: Sushila semi-final will start soon
Shushila Devi Likmabam will face Mauritian Priscilla Morand in the women’s 48 kg semi-final
5:25 p.m. (IST)
Weightlifting: Watch Jeremy Lalrinnunga’s heartfelt message
“Ham jienge to is bhaarat ke lie aur marenge to is bhaarat ke lie,” said Indian weightlifter Jeremy Lalrinnunga after claiming gold at CWG 2022 in the men’s 67kg category.
Ham jienge to is bhaarat ke lie aur marenge to is bhaarat ke li pic.twitter.com/lUKeF0TWCR
— Jérémy Lalrinnunga (@raltejeremy) August 1, 2022
Judo: Jasleen loses!
Jasleen Singh lost her semi-final match at 66 kg to Scotland’s Finlay Allan. He will face Australian Nathan Katz in the bronze medal match.
5:00 p.m. (IST)
Judo: Jasleen’s semi-final match begins!
Jasleen Singh’s men’s 66kg semi-final match against Finlay Allan has begun.
4:54 p.m. (IST)
Boxing: Amit Panghal enters quarters
Amit Panghal enters the quarter-finals in the men’s over 48 kg to 51 kg in the flyweight category
4:53 p.m. (IST)
Boxing: Amit also wins the second round
The Indian also wins the second round with all the judges ruling in his favor
4:49 p.m. (IST)
Boxing: Amit wins the first round
By unanimous decision, Amit Panghal wins the first round
4:45 p.m. (IST)
Judo: Vijay Kumar loses
Vijay Kumar loses men’s 60kg judo quarter-final to Australian Joshua Katz
4:43 p.m. (IST)
Boxing: Amit Panghal in action
In men’s flyweight round of 16, Amit Panghal takes on Namri BERRI of Vanuatu
4:43 p.m. (IST)
Judo: Shushila advances to semi-finals
Shushila Devi Likmabam advances to Women’s 48kg Quarter-Final Semis
Judo: Sushila in the semi-finals
In the quarterfinals of the women’s 48 kg, the Indian Shushila Devi Likmabam beats the Malawian Harriet Bonface
4:32 p.m. (IST)
Swimming: Sajan Out Of Men’s 100m Butterfly Heats
Sajan Prakash clocks 54.36 and fails to qualify for men’s 100m butterfly semifinals
Judo: Tariyal loses
Indian Suchika Tariyal loses the quarter-final of the women’s judo event of 57 kg. She will then face South African Donne Breytenbach in repechage.
4:20 p.m. (IST)
Weightlifting: Ajay Singh finishes 4th
Ajay Singh falls just 1 kg from a podium. The bronze medalist – Canadian Nicolas Vachon – had a combined lift of 320 kg while Singh’s best combined lift was 319 kg.
4:12 p.m. (IST)
Weightlifting: Ajay Singh fails to lift 180 kg
The Indian failed to lift 180kg in his last attempt. His best combined lift remains at 319 kg
Weightlifting: Intense contest underway!
Ajay Singh lifts 176kg on his second attempt to take his best combined lift to 319kg, but England’s Chris Murray lifts 178kg on his second attempt to take his best combined lift to 322kg.
Australian Kyle Bruce lifted 175kg while Chris Murray lifted 174kg in their first clean and jerk attempts. Both have a combined lift of 318 kg
Weightlifting: Ajay Singh in the lead!
The Indian lifted 172 kg in his first attempt in the clean and jerk. This brought his combined weight to 315 kg.
Judo: Jasleen Singh advances to semi-finals
Jasleen Singh advances to semi-finals in men’s 66kg judo event
Lawn Bowls: India makes history
India beat New Zealand 16-13 in the women’s four-four semi-final to secure at least a silver medal. They will face South Africa in the final on Monday.
Lawn Bowls: India beats New Zealand!
India beat New Zealand 16-13 in the women’s fours bowls semi-final. They will face South Africa in the clash at the top. This means they have secured a silver medal for themselves and will be in contention for gold.
Judo: Vijay Kumar advances to quarter-finals
Vijay Kumar Yadav of India advances to the quarter-finals in the men’s 60kg judo event. He defeats Winsley Gangaya.
Lawn Bowls: New Zealand in the lead against India!
New Zealand took a narrow lead over India. The score is 13-12 in favor of New Zealand after 14 ends.
Judoka Jasleen Singh will next face Nathan Burn of Northern Ireland
3:30 p.m. (IST)
Weightlifting: The Cleand Jerk Tour Begins!
Ajay Singh will start with a lift of 165 kg. he is ranked second and has a great chance of winning India’s seventh medal at the Games
3:20 p.m. (IST)
Lawn Bowls: India level scores against New Zealand!
What a game it becomes! India gained two points and the scores are now tied. It’s 12-12 after 13 ends.
Judo: Suchika Tariyal enters the quarterfinals
India’s Suchika Tariyal beats Zambia’s Rita Kabinda to advance to quarter-finals in 57kg judo event
3:15 p.m. (IST)
Judo: victory for Jasleen Singh Saini
India’s Jasleen Singh Saini defeats Maxence Cigola of Vanatu in the Men’s 66kg Round of 16 elimination
Weightlifting: Ajay Singh joins 2nd place
England’s Chris Murray lifts 144kg on his third snatch attempt while Kyle Bruce fails to lift 147kg on his second and third attempts. This means Ajay Singh is second after the snatch round. His best lift was 143 kg.
Lawn Bowls: New Zealand in the lead against India!
New Zealand opened a two-point gap with India after 12 ends. This match takes place on the wire. The score is 12-10 in favor of New Zealand at the moment.
3:05 p.m. (IST)
Weightlifting: Ajay Singh lifts 143 kg
Australian Kyle Bruce lifted 143kg in his first attempt and Ajay Singh tied the mark on his third attempt
2:59 p.m. (IST)
Lawn Bowls: New Zealand tier scores vs India!
The match is evenly balanced as New Zealand come back strong to make it 10-10. They won three runs in the 11th end.
2:59 p.m. (IST)
Weightlifting: Ajay Singh lifts 140kg!
Large lift by the Indian. He currently runs the estate.
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